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is inspect the iron dome battery system. as you can see right there. this is the defense shield that was so successful only in november of last year as israel was able to defend itself against incoming rocket fire from gaza. the u.s. spent $6 million over three years on the system. it is expected to reaffirm its commitment to israel and the iron dome program. >> thanks so much for that. the pentagon is launching an investigation into the safety of tars following an explosion monday night on a base in nevada. this morning the military confirms eight marines have died and six injured. >> reporter: this evening veterans and civilians alike joined together at a memorial service to honor the soldiers lost and those wounded in an explosion during a training exercise on monday at the hawthorne army depot in november. >> it's strange you go overseas to fight and you come back home and get killed. the soldiers were taking part in mountain warfare training at the hawthorne army depot. a mortar round exploded in a mortar tube. >> we don't know what caused this malfunction. >> reporter: typically a 60
the day after 9/11 secretary of defense donald rumsfeld is already looking to link saddam hussein and osama bin laden. >> meeting notes from the afternoon of 9/11, show donald rum fells tasking a top aide to find the best information fast, good enough to hit saddam hussein. he asks the aide to get evidence from wolfowitz of a saddam connection with ubl. >> we all looked at each other like what are they talking about? who the hell? saddam hussein? bin laden hates him. there is no connection between saddam hussein and al qaeda. >> again, "hubris" airs tonight at 9:00 p.m. you don't want to miss that. >>> turning now to business, good news and bad news. investors head into the final trading day of the week. major indices posted their biggest losses in over three weeks thursday. but for the month, all three major u.s. markets are still up about 2%. on thursday, cyprus inspired selling picked up despite decent weekly jobless claims and another dose of good housing data. >>> meanwhile, bankers continue to protest and panic depositors flock to atms in cyprus as they face a monday dead tl
security hot spots. the findings came out of a 2012 panel of white house advisors including now defense secretary chuck hagel. agencies like the cia are ignoring places like china and the middle east to instead focus on current military operations and drone strikes. advisors say operations have been side lined by more than a decade of conflict dating back to just after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. the white house has not commented publicly on the report but recent remarks from some top officials suggest they share the panel's concerns. >>> north korea issues a new threat to the united states. the country says they will waste no time attacking american military bases in japan and on the island nation of guam if they're provoked. those threats come a day after the leader ran a mock drone strike on south korea and prepped for a possible air raid. pyongyang stepped up the rhetoric in recent days over hostile on going military drills between south korea and the u.s. although north korea is believed to lack the technology to carry out such an attack, washington is deploying more arsenal to cou
defense of marriage act and karl rove says he can see the 2016 presidential candidate favoring gay marriage so why the change and is this a financial play? >> yeah, one of the interesting details we're seeing is the donor collar of republicans is strongly behind republicans changing on gay marriage and actually rob portman who recently switched his view had just been kind of hammered in private meetings by the big new york donors on this issue so it's kind of an interesting development. >> will more republicans come on board do you think? >> it's kind of a -- the point is that there is a financial incentive for the party to open its position on the issue, that they could see donations from wealthy ben factors in places where this is more accepted. >> so you're saying money speaks? >> i think it does. i mean i think that's a driving force here and also, you know, the general change in culture. >> all right, well, let's shift to this because on gun control new york mayor michael bloomberg is submitting million on ads in favor of expanded background checks. can it have an influence on
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